Inside the Capsule: Intern Spotlight on Antoine
Meet Antoine, one of our summer design interns. Antoine comes to Capsule from France, where he will graduate with a master's degree in Graphic Design from the École de Communication Visuelle in May. When he's not working, Antoine exercises his creativity by sketching and illustrating on random objects while binge-watching Netflix.
When did you know you wanted to be a designer?
I knew I wanted to do something in the art/design field after getting into graffiti in my early 20’s.
What do you bring to the Capsule team?
Coffee! Just kidding. I try to bring teamwork and new ideas to the Capsule team. Oh, and my awesome Nerf gun skills.
What is your dream job?
After I graduate, my dream job would be a graphic designer in a design agency!
Favorite TV character?
Favorite character would have to be Barney Stinson.
Who has been the greatest influence on your art?
I really like DZO Olivier, Zdzislaw Beksinski, Salvador Dali, René Magritte, and H. R. Giger.
Where are you from?
I am originally from Rennes, France, but my family moved to Minnesota when I was 5.
Do you have a favorite type of food, menu item, or restaurant?
Chinese food! Pagoda in Dinkytown is pretty good, but my mom’s cooking is the best! And yes, I will share.
Go-to karaoke song?
Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen. Mamaaaaaaaa, ooOOOoooooooOOoooo.
Interesting fact about yourself?
I am half French and half Chinese; French on my father’s side and Chinese on my mother’s.